Shooting: Gold for Nathan Lee Xuereb in Lonato,Italy

Wednesday, July 13, 2016, 0:35

Gavin Muscat

Nathan Lee Xuereb wins his third European Championship Shotgun Double Trap Men Junior.

After being crowned Junior European Champion in the years 2013 in Suhl, Germany and 2014 in Sarlospuszta, Hungary, Xuereb wins Gold again to complete his hat-trick of European Junior Championships, this time in Lonato, Italy.

In the qualification rounds Xuereb’s score was 134/150 and in the semi-final he scored 29/30.

In the Gold Medal Match he defeated homeboy, Jacopo Dupre De Foresta with the score of 28/30 to 24/30.

Competing for Malta in the Junior Team were also Gianluca Chetcuti who scored 127/150 and Liam Sciberras, who was competing for his very first time in a European Championship. Sciberras managed 96/150 hits.

William Chetcuti and Matthew Grech were also competing in the European Championships Shotgun Double Trap Men Event, with Chetcuti’s result being 134/150 and Grech’s being 127/150.

Coach Jimmy Bugeja was assisting all the Maltese Athletes.

Nathan Lee Xuereb

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